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    Why Do Good Hunters Have Higher Reproductive Success?Eric Alden Smith - 2004 - Human Nature 15 (4):343-364.
    Anecdotal evidence from many hunter-gatherer societies suggests that successful hunters experience higher prestige and greater reproductive success. Detailed quantitative data on these patterns are now available for five widely dispersed cases (Ache, Hadza, !Kung, Lamalera, and Meriam) and indicate that better hunters exhibit higher age-corrected reproductive success than other men in their social group. Leading explanations to account for this pattern are: (1) direct provisioning of hunters’ wives and offspring, (2) dyadic reciprocity, (3) indirect reciprocity, (4) costly signaling, and (5) (...)
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    Realism, Generality, or Testability: The Ecological Modeler's Dilemma.Eric Alden Smith - 1988 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 11 (1):149.
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    Energy Flow and the Organization of Life.Harold Morowitz & Eric Smith - 2007 - Complexity 13 (1):51-59.
  4. Inuit Foraging Groups: Some Simple Models Incorporating Conflicts of Interest, Relatedness, and Central Place Sharing.Eric Alden Smith - forthcoming - Human Nature: A Critical Reader. Oxford University Press, New York.
     
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    Econophysics: Present and Future.Martin Shubik & Eric Smith - 2009 - Complexity 14 (3):9-10.
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    How is Theory of Mind Useful? Perhaps to Enable Social Pretend Play.Rebecca A. Dore, Eric D. Smith & Angeline S. Lillard - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
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    Intensive Entropy?Eric Smith - 2007 - Complexity 12 (6):11-13.
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    How Conservative Are Evolutionary Anthropologists?Henry F. Lyle Iii & Eric A. Smith - 2012 - Human Nature 23 (3):306-322.
    The application of evolutionary theory to human behavior has elicited a variety of critiques, some of which charge that this approach expresses or encourages conservative or reactionary political agendas. In a survey of graduate students in psychology, Tybur, Miller, and Gangestad (Human Nature, 18, 313–328, 2007) found that the political attitudes of those who use an evolutionary approach did not differ from those of other psychology grad students. Here, we present results from a directed online survey of a broad sample (...)
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    Is Tibetan Polyandry Adaptive?Eric Alden Smith - 1998 - Human Nature 9 (3):225-261.
    This paper addresses methodological and metatheoretical aspects of the ongoing debate over the adaptive significance of Tibetan polyandry. Methodological contributions include a means of estimating relatedness of fraternal co-husbands given multigenerational polyandry, and use of Hamilton’s rule and a member-joiner model to specify how inclusive fitness gains of co-husbands may vary according to seniority, opportunity costs, and group size. These methods are applied to various data sets, particularly that of Crook and Crook (1988). The metatheoretical discussion pivots on the critique (...)
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    Selfish Metabolism.Harold J. Morowitz, Eric Smith & Vijayasarathi Srinivasan - 2008 - Complexity 14 (2):7-9.
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    What is Public Opinion?Eric R. A. N. Smith - 1996 - Critical Review 10 (1):95-105.
    Abstract Three recent books on public opinion attempt to map changes in the public's policy preferences over the last few decades. Such changes have clearly occurred, but a single, overriding ?public mood? remains elusive. Rather, different components of the public mood seem to move in different directions. Furthermore, it is unclear how much of the apparent change in public mood is real and how much is an artifact resulting from changes in public policies. Yet elite perceptions, or misperceptions, of public (...)
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    Seeking Diversity in Mathematics Education: Mathematical Modeling in the Practice of Biologists and Mathematicians.Erick Smith, Shawn Haarer & Jere Confrey - 1997 - Science & Education 6 (5):441-472.
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    Social Order.Eric Smith - 1941 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 16 (2):351-352.
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    The Complexity of Human Sharing.Eric Alden Smith - 2004 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 27 (4):567-568.
    Although an excellent review, the target article displays a bias in favor of reciprocity-based explanations and against alternatives. Tolerated scrounging is more subtle and pervasive than portrayed here. Costly signaling need not be limited to public displays and generalized sharing. The theoretical basis for extensive sharing and other forms of collective action remains unresolved, and standard reciprocity-based explanations are insufficient.
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    Making It Real: Interpreting Economic Experiments.Eric Alden Smith - 2005 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 28 (6):832-833.
    The relationship between game play and naturalistic cooperation, generosity, or market involvement is ambiguous at best, making it difficult to link game results to preferences and beliefs guiding decision-making in daily life. Discounting reputation-based explanations because the games are anonymous, while arguing that game play is guided by motivational structures or framing effects reflecting daily life, is inconsistent.
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    Community, Equity and the Ethics of Epistemology.Erick Smith & Michelle Parker - 1997 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 17 (2):72-87.
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    The Humanities in Canada.Eric Smith - 1948 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 23 (2):323-325.
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    Folk Psychology Versus Pop Sociobiology.Eric Alden Smith - 1987 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10 (1):85.
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    Building Theories of Economic Process.Martin Shubik & Eric Smith - 2009 - Complexity 14 (3):77-92.
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    Revolution in Organic Chemistry and its Implication in Biogenesis.Harold J. Morowitz, Vijayasarathy Srinivasan & Eric Smith - 2009 - Complexity 14 (6):7-8.
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    From Simplicity to Complexity: The Size of the Genomes of Human Pathogens.Harold J. Morowitz, Vijayasarathy Srinivasan & Eric Smith - 2013 - Complexity 18 (5):5-6.
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    Essential Amino Acids, From LUCA to LUCY.Vijayasarathy Srinivasan, Harold Morowitz & Eric Smith - 2008 - Complexity 13 (4):8-9.
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    Semantics, Theory, and Methodological Individualism in the Group-Selection Controversy.Eric Alden Smith - 1994 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 17 (4):636.
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    The Fuzzy Zone Between Exaptation and Phenotypic Adaptation.Eric Alden Smith - 2002 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 25 (4):529-530.
    The target article adopts an adaptationist research strategy that, while logically coherent, suffers from various limitations, including problems in reconstructing past selective environments, ambiguity in how narrowly to define adaptive problems or selection pressures, and an overemphasis on specialization in evolved psychological mechanisms. To remedy these problems, I support a more flexible approach involving phenotypic adaptation and cultural evolution.
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    Glycobiology: The Sweet Language of Life, Complexity, and Morphogenesis: Syntax for Intermolecular and Intercellular Communication.Lokesh Joshi, Eric Smith & Harold Morowitz - 2007 - Complexity 12 (6):9-10.
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    The Simplest Enzyme Revisited: The Chicken and Egg Argument Solved.Harold J. Morowitz, Vijaysarathy Srinivasan, Shelley Copley & Eric Smith - 2005 - Complexity 10 (5):12-13.
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    More Obstacles on the Road to Unification.Eric Alden Smith - 2007 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 30 (1):41-41.
    The synthesis proposed by Gintis is valuable but insufficient. Greater consideration must be given to epistemological diversity within the behavioral sciences, to incorporating historical contingency and institutional constraints on decision-making, and to vigorously testing deductive models of human behavior in real-world contexts. (Published Online April 27 2007).
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    The Swiss Army Knife of Biological Catalysis: A Compact Toolkit of Organic Functional Groups.Harold J. Morowitz, Vijayasarathy Srinivasan & Eric Smith - 2006 - Complexity 11 (3):9-10.
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  29. Community, Equity and the Ethics of Epistemology: The Case of Mathematics.Erick Smith & Michelle Parker - 1997 - Inquiry: Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines 17 (2):72-87.
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  30. Cultural Versus Reproductive Success: Resolving the Conundrum.Eric Alden Smith - 1993 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16 (2):307.
  31. Ethnomathematics and Mathematical Diversity: A Radical Constructivist Perspective.Erick Smith - 1992 - Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal 6.
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  32. Experimental Search for Minimal Organisms and the Last Universal Common Ancestor: Reconstructing the Ur-Organism.Eric Smith, Harold J. Morowitz & Vijayasarathy Srinivasan - 2006 - Complexity 12 (1):11-12.
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  33. Gödel’s Incompleteness and Consistency Theorems Elucidated with Principles of Abstraction Levels, Complementarity, and Self-Reference.Eric Smith - 2013 - Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal 27.
     
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